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How We Are Refinishing Our Chairs and a Giveaway from Rockwell Tools (CLOSED)

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Thanks to some easy tricks we can refinish used stuff and make it new again, like this simple method to refinish a chair.

Foods that Comfort Kids After Orthodontia

Foods that Comfort Kids After Orthodontia - Any kid subject to orthodontia work is going to struggle with pain as well as hunger. Here

Any kid subject to orthodontia work is going to struggle with pain as well as hunger. Here’s our list of foods to comfort kids after a trip to the ortho.

Get a FREE Cooking with Kids Ebook

Get a FREE Cooking with Kids Ebook  - Get a free guide to cooking with kids when you purchase the Good Cheap Eats cookbook.

Get a free guide to cooking with kids when you purchase the Good Cheap Eats cookbook. Christmas is just around the corner. Just two weeks left! How did that happen? For the record, I think I have two presents purchased. For people who don’t live at my house. This is not a good sign. I […]

10 Freezer Meals to Give as Gifts

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Believe it or not, a freezer meal can make a great gift! Anyone (not just new parents and the bereaved) will enjoy a homemade meal prepared with love. For years I mistakenly thought that stuff would make me happy. In reality, I needed no more stuff. I just needed help. I needed help to get […]

Start the Day with a High Five

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Tired of dragging through the day and feeling like you accomplished nothing? Start the day with a high five and you’ll know you got five things done!

When It’s Good to Be Discontent

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It is good to be content with what we have, but sometimes dissatisfaction is totally okay. I’ve always struggled with materialism. I grew up with the idea that the more you had, the better you were. It’s been hard to fight that mentality, but I’m getting a handle on it slowly. I’ve found the accumulation of […]

The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This week’s highlights: the doctor says I’m smart, kids are puking, and what is an odontoma?

14 Gifts You Can Make For Your Secret Santa Gift Exchange

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Pull together one of these fun and frugal gifts for your next secret Santa event or other gift exchange.